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DreamWorks Animation Adds Deal with German Broadcaster Super RTL

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The Los Angeles Times reports that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, has signed a deal with German broadcaster Super RTL for up to 1,100 hours of original animated programming, the latest move by the company to expand its revenue base and its presence on television screens. The deal will include original programming based on DreamWorks’ existing […]

DreamWorks Animation and Netflix Sign Original Content Deal

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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to provide 300 hours of original programming, with the first new shows set to premiere some time next year (one of which, Turbo F.A.S.T. based on the unreleased film Turbo, was announced in February this year). The new programming will be “inspired” by DreamWorks […]

Mike Mitchell Named to Direct DreamWorks' "Trolls"

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Mike Mitchell (Shrek Forever After, Sky High and Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked) has been named by DreamWorks to be the director of Trolls, a feature film based on the famous troll dolls with their trademark shocks of colorful hair. The screenplay is to be provided by Erica Rivinoja (South Park, Up All Night), with […]

Jay Ward Characters Return to Comics with IDW

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IDW announced over the weekend classic Jay Ward characters Rocky & Bullwinkle, Boris & Natasha, Snidely Whiplash,. Mr. Peabody, Dudley Do-Right and more would be returning to comics beginning this fall. A new Rocky & Bullwinkle series is planned for release in early 2014. More details will be announced in the coming months. DreamWorks Animation’s […]

"The Croods" Takes Third Place at the Box Office in Week 3 of Release

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The Croods, from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, continues to show legs at the box office, taking another $20.65 million in ticket sales in its third week of release to bring its cumulative US box office total to $125.35 million and its foreign total to $204.897 million. The movie placed third at the box office behind […]

"The Croods" Takes #2 Box Office Spot in Week 2 for $88.6M 10-Day Total

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DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods took the #2 spot at the box office for Easter weekend with estimated ticket sales of $26.5 million, bringing its cumulative 10-day total to an estimated $88.6 million. The movie came in second place behind G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the sequel to 2009′s G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra which brought […]

"The Croods" Takes Box Office Crown in Debut Weekend with $44.7M Ticket Sales

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DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Croods has taken the top spot at the box office in its premiere weekend with an estimated $44.7 million in ticket sales domestically, bringing it even with the opening takes of How to Train Your Dragon ($43.7M) and Megamind ($46M) and well ahead of Rise of the Guardians ($23.77M). The opening […]

Review: "The Croods" Isn't as Evolved as It Could Be

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If titles were always entirely accurate, The Croods would be called Grug and Eep. At heart it’s not truly about the adventures and welfare of the titular stone age family, but rather the tale of a strained relationship between a father and his teenage daughter who yearns to break free of her family’s constraining lifestyle. […]

New Official Trailer For DreamWorks' "Turbo"

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A new theatrical trailer has been created for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming comedy Turbo, which will be released in U.S. theaters on July 19th, 2013. Conceived and directed by David Soren, Turbo tells the story of a garden snail that adores IndyCar racing and gets a chance to fulfill his dreams of becoming a great racer […]

Review: "Rise of the Guardians" Delivers for Kids

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Taking inspiration from William Joyce’s Guardians of Childhood book series, Rise of the Guardians delivers an unusual reinterpretation of the fantastical icons of childhood legend for an imperfect but enjoyable adventure. The conceit of Guardians is that not only do these figures of myth all exist, they know each other and some of them are […]

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